A Surrogate’s Court judge barred a caretaker-turned-wife of a man with dementia from testifying about whether she should be equitably estopped from exercising her right over his estate.

When the late Irving Berk died in 2006, he left his $5 million estate to his children and grandchildren, including co-executors Harvey and Joel Berk. But Irving Berk’s caretaker, Hua Wang, who had married him in secret, sought to enact her elective right to his estate.

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